Vijai Kumar GUPTA

VALORTECH-Senior Scientist

  • Institution:
    Estonian University of Life Sciences
  • Scientific competencies:
    Bioactive Natural Products, Microbial Biotechnology and Applied Mycology, Enzyme and Bioprocess Technology, Biofuel & Biorefinery Research, Glycobiotechnology of Plant-Microbial Interactions
  • Address :
    ERA Chair VALORTECH-Senior Scientist, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 56/5, 51014 Tartu, Estonia

Biography

Dr. Vijai Kumar Gupta is current working as ERA Chair VALORTECH-Senior Scientist, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia.

Before joining EMU, he worked as Senior Research Scientist, in prestigious ERA Chair of Green Chemistry, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Tallinn, Estonia for 3 years and as Senior Researcher for 6+years at Molecular Glycobiotechnology Group (MGBG) at Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Ireland.  He worked as Assistant Professor of Biotechnology at MITS University, India before moving to NUIG Ireland.

He is one of the leading experts in the area of- Bioactive Natural Products, Microbial Biotechnology and Applied Mycology, Enzyme and Bioprocess Technology, Biofuel & Biorefinery Research, Glycobiotechnology of Plant-Microbial Interactions.

He is the Secretary of European Mycological Association, Country Ambassador of American Society of Microbiology. He has received many international awards including most recently he has been awarded with Prestigious-Distinguish International Professors-ship by CAAS, China; Honorary Member of Fungi of Egypt; and Honorary Member of Iranian Biofuel Association.

Dr Gupta has received a good few national and international awards including “Global Education Award-2013” by CCLP Worldwide, Spain. He is the Fellow of- Academy of Microbiologist Sciences India (FAMSc), Linnaean Society (FLS), London, UK; Mycological Society of India (FMSI) India; National Academy of Biological Sciences (Asso FNABS), India; Indian Mycological Association (FIMS), India; Foreign Academics of Mexican Academy of Sciences, Arts, Technology and Humanities, Mexico.

He is the editor of few well reputed Thomson Reuters impact factor journals and edited 28 books, for internationally reputed publishers like Elsevier press, Wiley-Blackwell, Frontiers, Taylor and Francis, Springer-Nature, CABI and De Gruyter. Also, his author h-index is 33, RG Score is 40.75 and he has 118 papers with total citations 5329 in his hands in internationally well reputed journals. He has also developed 02 IPs in the area of microbial biotechnology/sustainable product developments.